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Jerusalem: Palestinian protesters disrupt business seminar US helped organise

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Protesters threw tomatoes at the sports utility vehicle, which had USA consular licence plates. Palestinians protesting U.S support of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. Tensions in the region have risen since US President Donald Trump's announcement on December 6 recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and at least 19 Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed since. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski thinks he'll play in Super Bowl, but still in protocol

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With the Super Bowl being just over a week away, the New England Patriots are getting healthier, as they saw the return of both Rob Gronkowski and Deatrich Wise Jr. Sunday will mark the final practice New England has at Gillette Stadium this season. The combination of the new coach and high-profile Super Bowl participants has the UA in marketing overdrive. Read More »

'They're not intellectual people': Teacher under fire for anti-military rant

The Pentagon on Monday responded to remarks by a California teacher and Democratic city councilman, who called members of the U.S. military "a bunch of dumbs***s", the Washington Examiner reports . "They're a bunch of people this freaking big throwing rice at us". He also used racist stereotypes of people in Vietnam and the Middle East, belittling the American military for failing to "beat" them. Read More »

Putin pissed United States released list of Russian businessmen

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They have also been working to win over Russia Hawks, and neoconservatives to their aggressive foreign policy position. Trump said at the time that the bill improperly limited the president's power. Russians are going to the polls on March 18, and Putin is expected to win by a landslide. "We were waiting for this list, and I will not hide it, were ready to take retaliatory steps, serious ones, which would have reduced our relations to zero", Putin said. Read More »

Paul Simon Announces "Farewell Performance"

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It's not the first time that Simon has hinted about retiring. Additional performers will be announced at a later date. Specifically, the show is coming under the banner of "Homeward Bound - The Farewell Performance ". As of press time, however, the 76-year-old hasn't released any sort of official statement on his rumoured final appearance, though he did reveal a desire to retire from the public eye a couple years ago. Read More »

Russia's Lavrov heckled as Syria peace talks in Sochi crumble

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Other Syrian opposition members based in Turkey staged a protest, refusing to leave the Sochi airport on arrival when they saw pictures of the Syrian flag. But some delegates stood up and began heckling him, accusing Moscow of killing civilians in Syria with its air strikes. Lavrov's opening remarks at the events, which were delayed by two hours because of ongoing negotiations, were interrupted both by cries of "Long live Russian Federation!" and angry heckling from Syrian delegates. Read More »

Pak court rejects Sharif's objections to supplementary case in Panama Papers scandal

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Today, the court has also summoned more witnesses, including Afaq and Waqar Ahmad, to record statements, while it had recorded statements of two prosecution witnesses at the last hearing. Talking to media outside the accountability court, Nawaz Sharif said, "These days, every court is hearing a case against me, may it be the NAB court, the accountability court or the Supreme Court". Read More »

'NYT' Report Says Trump Ordered Mueller Fired Last June Before Backing Down

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The Times reported that White House counsel Don McGahn refused to ask the Justice Department to dismiss Mueller - threatening instead to quit if the order had been carried out. Meanwhile, despite the sensational nature of the Times report, there is likely little that Mueller doesn't already know about events in the White House. Read More »

In Kenya, Raila Odinga swears himself in as president

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The government of Uhuru Kenyatta responded by declaring the opposition... Thousands gathered in Nairobi's Uhuru Park to watch Mr Odinga take the ceremonial oath of office in the face of global pressure and security concerns. There, he said a direct threat was made at select media owners in which the press was warned against covering the event. He now refers to himself as the president of the Republic of Kenya . Read More »

Jordan- Hamas leader dies after accidentally shooting himself

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Read the full story here. Al-Alami was involved in most of the major decisions made by Hamas over the years. Al-Alami was a key player in Hamas and especially between Iran and Gaza relations. At the start of the Syrian civil war in 2012, he was the last Hamas leader to leave Damascus and return to Gaza, where he was quickly elected deputy Hamas leader, a capacity in which he served until last year's elections. Read More »

USA ambassador to United Nations enamored with Israel lobby

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There's just one big problem: The United Nations hasn't agreed with the Trump administration's assessment. Saudi Arabia has been leading a multinational coalition bombing Yemen since March 2015 in hopes of reinstating the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who was ousted by the Houthi movement earlier that year. Read More »

Blake Lively Film The Rhythm Section Shuts Down Production

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However, it's now been revealed that Lively's injury is going to need more surgery, and that at least a five month recovery time is required for it to heal. The production of The Rhythm Section, a new spy thriller starring Blake Lively and directed by The Handmaid's Tale Reed Morano, has shut down . Wilson and Broccoli, who have produced the last eight Bond films ( SPECTRE , Skyfall , Quantum of Solace , Casino Royale , Die Another Day , The World is Not Enough , Tomorrow Never Dies ... Read More »

See Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie in this hilarious 'Dundee' clip

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It's too bad that this is nothing more than a PR stunt because an actual film would have been super amusing if all of these names were available to film the movie. It's been 32 long years since the masterpiece that is Crocodile Dundee first hit screens around the world, but finally we're in for a new installment. Read More »

Card Factory (LON:CARD) Given Buy Rating at Investec

Tci Wealth accumulated 0.01% or 682 shares. About shares traded. Acorn Energy, Inc. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $206.75 million activity. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Monday, December 12 with "Buy". The firm has "Add" rating by Peel Hunt given on Thursday, January 26. Read More »

Three people dead after helicopter crash in California

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The home is near the beach. Details of the moments leading to the crash and the cause were not immediately clear but Chip Duncan, the fire chief in Newport Beach, confirmed three people had died and two others had been taken to hospital with unknown injuries. Read More »

Toronto officers call for backup after allegedly ingesting pot on duty

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The Toronto Police Service is remaining relatively mum on the topic, only confirming that the incident did take place and two officers are officially being investigated by the Toronto police Professional Standards Unit. A police source told the news outlet the officers took the edibles, which should have been taken from the scene and used as evidence, while still on shift and, when they didn't feel the effects, took some more. Read More »

Freed Saudi prince's Kingdom Holding firm climbs 10 percent

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He is chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, which closed 9.97 percent higher on the opening day of this week's trading on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange. Other factors may also be responsible for the rise in reserves, such as changes in the pattern of transfers of money to Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, and weakness of the United States dollar, which boosts the non-dollar portion of the assets. Read More »

Lords committee warns Brexit bill is 'fundamentally flawed'

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The legislation will be the subject of two days of debate in the House of Lords from Tuesday (30 January). The report also called on the government to review the possibility of creating a special transition period arrangement for the country's participation the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), separate from the wider Brexit process. Read More »

7 killed as vehicle hits landmine in Pakistan

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Sources in the political administration said that besides six people who were killed in the landmine explosion, one another person also received injuries. The Ghauz Garhi area, situated just on Pak Afghan border in Upper Kurram Agency , is known for frequent United States drone attacks. The region has lately been the target of suspected U.S. Read More »

Chris Christie Heads to Broadcast News

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Officials at ABC declined to comment. " Robert Mueller is not someone to be trifled with", he said on Good Morning America . "World News Tonight", which also has a heavy focus on weather, is comprised largely of short, taped pieces that would afford a political analyst little air time. Read More »

Bareilly DM's Facebook post on Kasganj violence creates stir

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The same thing had taken place in Khailam village of Bareilly. "I had hoped that there will be academic discussion but unfortunately, it had taken a different turn", he said in his latest FB post. Piyush Srivastava is the new Kasganj SP. PTI reported that drone cameras have been deployed for aerial surveillance. At least three shops, two buses and a auto were torched after Gupta was killed in clashes following stone-pelting by a mob on a motorcycle rally taken out to celebrate Republic ... Read More »

Egypt's election finds last-minute challenger to Sisi

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The chairman of the Ghad Party, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, presented his candidacy documents for Egypt's presidential elections to the National Elections Authority on Monday, an hour before the deadline for candidate nominations. He said he had gathered more than the necessary endorsements to stand. Mousa entered the race after others either withdrew or were disqualified. Read More »

Joe Kennedy III to deliver State of the Union response speech

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Mr. Sanders, meanwhile, announced Monday he would deliver his own response to Mr. Trump on social media, just as he did during the president's address to a joint session of Congress a year ago. King was the first service member to have her gender reassignment surgery paid for by the military months after Trump tweeted that USA forces could not afford the "tremendous medical costs and disruption" of transgender service members. Read More »

Trial starts for woman charged with killing identical twin sister in Hawaii

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Brevar went on to note that Anastasia was found with Alexandria's hair in her hands-indicating that the hair-pulling was so violent that it jerked his client's head over the passenger side seat. According to the vehicle's air-bag control module, the driver allegedly accelerated before making a hard left and hitting the rock wall. However, the defense attorney, Bervar said in his opening statement that he would be presenting evidence from the road, witnesses and Anastasia's body to prove the ... Read More »

Movement against Iran's headscarf law gains momentum

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Women showing their hair in public can be jailed for up to two months or fined $25 (aprox Rs 1500). According to author Mona Eltahawy, "a total of 6 women made the same symbolic gesture: taking off their head scarves in public & waving them on a stick, emulating a young woman who climbed on the same sort of utility box on Dec.27 & was subsequently arrested", she said on Twitter Tuesday. Read More »

Court of Appeal Deals Blow to UK ISP Internet Snooping Law

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While there have been many legal challenges linked to the controversial bill, including rulings from the European Union, a ruling from the UK Court of Appeals means large part of the Snooper's Charter are unlawful. He said: 'This legislation was flawed from the start. It was rushed through parliament just before recess without proper parliamentary scrutiny ... Read More »

Pope to send investigator to Chile over accused bishop

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The late Hungarian Cardinal Josef Mindszenty was arrested by communist authorities in 1948 and sentenced to life in prison. The regime imprisoned him, but he was able to flee to the American embassy during the anti-Communist uprising of 1956. Read More »

Arizona congressman: Arrest and deport any 'illegal aliens' attending SOTU

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In a statement from Gosar's office, he added he also contacted Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his request. "Of all the places where the Rule of Law needs to be enforced, it should be in the hallowed halls of Congress". Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) tweeted. House Speaker Paul Ryan's spokeswoman AshLee Strong told CNN in a statement, "The speaker clearly does not agree" with Gosar. Read More »

White House: Russia sanctions no longer needed

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Although the U.S. insisted it is not a sanctions list, the Kremlin reacted angrily and said those included "are de facto being named as enemies of the United States ". "Since the enactment of the. legislation, we estimate that foreign governments have abandoned planned or announced purchases of several billion dollars in Russian defense acquisitions ", she said. Read More »

Orange passport row: Kerala HC sends notice to Central Govt

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There were further reports that after the new passport will come into effect, it will not serve as an address proof anymore. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, and Minister of State for External Affairs, General (Retd.) V.K. Read More »

Raila Odinga Declares Himself President of Kenya

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The government refuses to allow broadcasters to show the event on TV. Nasa leader Raila Odinga risks losing his verification blue tick for editing his Twitter bio to state that he is the " President of the Republic of Kenya ". After the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victor of the presidential election, Odinga petitioned court contesting the results. Mr Odinga refused to be drawn on his plans for after his symbolic inauguration, repeatedly telling the interviewer, "Hold your ... Read More »

Trump speech tickets promise strong State of 'Uniom'

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The White House has put out a framework that contains a DACA fix but also has in it some tough pills to swallow for Democrats and immigration advocates, including the elimination of several family-based immigration categories and the diversity visa lottery. Read More »